In memoriam: Movie, TV and music stars we lost in 2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Every year, the Oscars, Emmys and Grammys must choose which notable performers and creators to memorialize in their In Memoriam segments, and the three organizations will have many talented entertainers to remember at 2019's ceremonies.

The past year saw the loss of celebrated stars of the big screen, such as "Smokey and the Bandit" star Burt Reynolds, who died Sept. 6. Reynolds, who was 82, earned an Oscar nom for "Boogie Nights" and also appeared on television in "Evening Shade."

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LOS ANGELES,CA - CIRCA 1960: Actor Burt Reynolds floats in the pool during a pool party hosted by Dick Clark in Los Angeles,CA. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Burt Reynolds (Photo by Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES,CA - CIRCA 1959: Actor Burt Reynolds attends an event with a friend in Los Angeles,CA. (Photo by Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Burt Reynolds (Photo by Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images)
Burt Reynolds with Open Shirt (Photo by Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - JUNE 26: CBS television series, Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Episode, Escape to Sonoita. Pictured from left is Burt Reynolds (as Bill Davis). Originally broadcast June 26, 1960. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - JUNE 26: CBS television series, Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Episode, Escape to Sonoita. Pictured in a behind the scenes moment from left is James Bell (as Andy Davis), director Stuart Rosenberg, Burt Reynolds (as Bill Davis), unidentified cameraman and Venetia Stevenson (as Stephanie Thomas). Originally broadcast June 26, 1960. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - 1966: Actor Burt Reynolds lays on the couch during a scene in his TV show 'Hawk' in 1966 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Martin Mills/Getty Images)
Actor Burt Reynolds and actress Nicoletta Machiavelli on the set of the United Artist movie 'Navajo Joe' in 1966. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Margaret Field Burt Reynolds and Sally Field in a limousine; circa 1970; New York. (Photo by Art Zelin/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 22: Judy Carne (she portrays Heather Finch in Fair Exchange) and Burt Reynolds (he portrays Quint Asper in Gunsmoke). They marry three months later. Hollywood, CA. Image dated March 22, 1963. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
DAN AUGUST - Pilot Gallery - Airdate March 6, 1970. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BURT REYNOLDS
DAN AUGUST - 'The King is Dead' - Airdate October 14, 1970. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) RICHARD ANDERSON;BURT REYNOLDS
Burt Reynolds outdoors in a park, New York City, 1970. (Photo by Art Zelin/Getty Images)
DAN AUGUST - 'The Murder of a Small Town' - Aired on September 30, 1970. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) RICARDO MONTALBAN;BURT REYNOLDS
DAN AUGUST - Gallery A - Aired on May 13, 1970. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) NED ROMERO;RICHARD ANDERSON;BURT REYNOLDS;NORMAN FELL;ENA HARTMAN
American actors Ronny Cox (left) and Burt Reynolds as Drew and Lewis in the film 'Deliverance', 1972. The film was directed by John Boorman. (Photo by Fotos International/Getty Images)
DAN AUGUST - 'Murder By Proxy' - Airdate March 4, 1971. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) BURT REYNOLDS;DIANA MULDAUR
Sarah Miles holding bottle with Burt Reynolds behind her in a scene from the film 'The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing', 1973. (Photo by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images)
DAN AUGUST - 'The Law' - Aired on February 4, 1971. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) WALTER PIDGEON;BURT REYNOLDS
American actor Burt Reynolds at the Dorchester Hotel London, 6th July 1973. (Photo by Harry Prosser/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
Burt Reynolds during Bedside Network 24th Anniversary Ball at New York Hilton Hotel in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Burt Reynolds, host Johnny Carson on August 2, 1978 -- (Photo by: Gene Arias/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 18: Reagan Family/Burt Reynolds (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Burt Reynolds' Star on Hollywood Boulevard during Burt Reynolds' Star on Hollywood Boulevard - March 5, 1978 in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
NEW YORK CITY - MAY 16: Stuntman Hal Needham and Dani Janssen attend The Friars Club Name Burt Reynolds as 'Entertainer of the Year' on May 16, 1981 at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actress Loni Anderson walking hand-in-hand w. actor boyfriend Burt Reynolds outside (no caps). (Photo by Marty Katz/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)
1982: Goldie Hawn and Burt Reynolds star in the Warner Brothers comedy romance 'Best Friends', directed by Norman Jewison. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 01: Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 09: Burt Reynolds (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 09: Burt Reynolds (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 09: Burt Reynolds (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - AUGUST 25: Burt Reynolds and Marilu Henner at The 43rd Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 1991 at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Craig Sjodin/ABC via Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - AUGUST 25: Actress Loni Anderson and actor Burt Reynolds attend the 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 1991 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Burt Reynolds, consumer advocate David Horowitz during an interview on August 21, 1991 -- (Photo by: Joseph Del Valle/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 9: Actor Burt Reynolds and actress Loni Anderson attend the Screening of the CBS Made-for-Television Movie 'The Man Upstairs' on November 9, 1992 at the DGA Theatre in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 8: Actress Loni Anderson, actor Burt Reynolds and singer LaVern Baker attend LaVern Baker's Opening Night Singing Engagement on September 8, 1992 at the Cinegrill, Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Burt Reynolds (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 556 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Burt Reynolds arrives on October 17, 1994 -- (Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 556 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Burt Reynolds during an interview with host Jay Leno on October 17, 1994 -- (Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
384079 01: 1983 Brooke Shields and Burt Reynolds at the 1983 People's Choice Awards.
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 19: Burt Reynolds, on hand to ring the opening bell for trading at the Nasdaq center in Times Square, says, 'If I can make a comeback, so can the stock market.' Reynolds is here to plug his upcoming TV movie, 'Johnson County War.' (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Burt Reynolds (who visited his Deliverence costar Ned Beatty) (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
Burt Reynolds during Burt Reynolds Press Conference at HFPA Office in West Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage)
401976 10: Actor Burt Reynolds leaves Mr. Chows restaurant March 5, 2002 in Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo by David Klein/Getty Images)
Burt Reynolds and son Quinton during 'The Longest Yard' Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Burt Reynolds and son Quinton during 4th Annual Taurus World Stunt Awards at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, CA, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds and Chris Rock at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)
Burt Reynolds (Photo by Debra L Rothenberg/FilmMagic)
Burt Reynolds during Mariah Carey, Burt Reynolds and Dana Reeve Visit 'Good Morning America' - May 26, 2005 at Good Morning America Studios in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Derek Storm/FilmMagic)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 2977 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Burt Reynolds during an interview with host Jay Leno on July 28, 2005 -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Coach Dean Smith, Richard Petty and Burt Reynolds (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 27: Actors Burt Reynolds and director John Boorman attend 'Deliverance' screening during the 2013 TCM Classic Film Festival at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. 23632_009_MB_0989.JPG (Photo by Michael Buckner/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 27: Actor Burt Reynolds attends 'Deliverance' screening during the 2013 TCM Classic Film Festival at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. 23632_009_MB_1095.JPG (Photo by Michael Buckner/WireImage)
STUART, FL - AUGUST 16: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Burt Reynolds discusses 'Deliverance' Following 40th Anniversary Screening at Lyric Theatre on August 16, 2012 in Stuart, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 08: Actors Burt Reynolds (L) and Mark Wahlberg attend the 2013 Spike TV Guys Choice at Sony Pictures Studios on June 8, 2013 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 08: Actor Burt Reynolds accepts award onstage during Spike TV's Guys Choice 2013 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 8, 2013 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Spike TV)
CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 22: Hollywood Icon/actor Burt Reynolds on stage during Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 2015 - Day 3 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on August 22, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/WireImage)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 09: Hollywood Icon/actor Burt Reynolds makes his Wizard World Comic Con debut on day 3 of Wizard World Comic Con at Pennsylvania Convention Center on May 9, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 22: Actor Scott Wilson and Hollywood Icon/actor Burt Reynolds attend Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 2015 - Day 3 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on August 22, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/WireImage)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 09: Actor Burt Reynolds makes his Wizard World Comic Con debut on day 3 of Wizard World Comic Con at Pennsylvania Convention Center on May 9, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA - APRIL 02: Burt Reynolds with High School Girlfriend at the In Conversation with Burt Reynolds 'Memoir of the Year' on a Life of Reinvention during the Palm Beach Book Fair>> on April 2, 2016 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Mychal Watts/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 13: Actor Burt Reynolds speaks at the screening of 'Smokey and the Bandit' during the 2016 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Long Center on March 13, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Diego Donamaria/Getty Images for SXSW)
Burt Reynolds attends the premiere of 'The Bandit' at the Paramount Theater during the South by Southwest Film Festival on March 12, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Suzanne Cordeiro/Corbis via Getty Images)
Burt Reynolds poses with a replica of the 1977 Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit before his red carpet appearance of the SXSW Film world premiere of CMT documentary 'The Bandit' at the Paramount Theater on March 12. Suzanne Cordeiro for American-Statesman (Photo by Suzanne Cordeiro/Corbis via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured (l-r): Angela Bassett and Burt Reynolds -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 15: Burt Reynolds leaves Build at Build Studio on March 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 15: Burt Reynolds leaves Build at Build Studio on March 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 22: (L-R) Levi Meaden, Burt Reynolds, Ariel Winter and guest arrive to A24 And DirecTV's 'The Last Movie Star' Premiere at the Egyptian Theatre on March 22, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 22: Burt Reynolds arrives to A24 And DirecTV's 'The Last Movie Star' Premiere at the Egyptian Theatre on March 22, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
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Among the other notable movie performers lost this year were "Superman" and "Smallville" actress Margot Kidder, who died May 13; "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" star Sondra Locke, who was also a film director and died Nov. 3; and Susan Anspach, who starred in "Five Easy Pieces" and "Blume in Love" and died April 2.

Several stars known for their work in the 1950s, '60s and '70s passed away in 2018, including Dorothy Malone, who starred in "Written on the Wind" and on TV in "Peyton Place." She died Jan. 19. One-time teen heartthrob Tab Hunter, who starred in "Damn Yankees" and "Polyester," died July 8, while Barbara Harris, who starred in "Nashville," "Freaky Friday" and "Family Plot," died Aug. 21.

Verne Troyer, a favorite as Mini-Me in "Austin Powers," died April 21, and on Nov. 24, magic and movie fans mourned master magician Ricky Jay, who starred in several David Mamet movies as well as in HBO's "Deadwood." "Full Metal Jacket" actor R. Lee Ermey died April 15.

It was also a sad year for creative talents in the movie world. Marvel legend and "Spider-Man" creator Stan Lee died Nov. 12 at 95, while "The Princess Bride" writer William Goldman died Nov. 16 and "The Odd Couple" writer Neil Simon died Aug. 26.

A trio of esteemed international directors died this past year: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" helmer Milos Forman died April 13, while "The Last Emperor" director Bernardo Bertolucci died Nov. 26 and "Don't Look Now" director Nicolas Roeg died Nov. 23.

TV

A number of prominent performers on the small screen died this year. Penny Marshall, who delighted 1970s TV fans as "Laverne & Shirley's" Laverne and who also directed feature films including "Big" and "A League of Their Own," died Dec. 17.

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Penny Marshall, 1970s. (Photo by Film Favorites/Getty Images)
Full-length promotional studio portrait of American actor Penny Marshall wearing cowboy boots, 1970s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
GETTING TOGETHER - 'The Oldies But Goodies Remind Me of You' - Aired on December 11, 1971. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 22: THE ODD COUPLE - 'Big Mouth' - Season Three - 9/22/72, Myrna (Penny Marshall) was caught in the middle of Oscar and TV sports legend Howard Cosell's showdown., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
6th May 1972: Married American actors Rob Reiner and Penny Marshall smile as they attend the Emmy Awards at the Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, California. Reiner was nominated as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, for his role on the television series, 'All In the Family.' Crowds stand in the street behind them. (Photo by Frank Edwards/Fotos International/Getty Images)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - Gallery - Shoot Date: December 18, 1975. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - Gallery - Shoot Date: December 18, 1975. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - Gallery - Shoot Date: December 18, 1975. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) CINDY WILLIAMS;PENNY MARSHALL
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - Gallery - Shoot Date: December 18, 1975. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL;CINDY WILLIAMS
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 28: Laverne and Shirley - Opening Titles - 1976, Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 23: LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Dear Future Model' Season 2 - 11/23/76, Shirley (Cindy Wiliams) and Laverne (Penny Marshall) take a modeling course., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Look Before You Leap' - Airdate: November 16, 1976. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 10: LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY - 'Guilty Until Proven Innocent' - 11/10/76 Marilyn Redfield, Penny Marshall (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Excuse Me, May I Cut In?' - Airdate: October 26, 1976. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 28: LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY - 'New Years's Eve 1960' - Season Three - 11/28/77 On New Years Eve, Laverne is dumped by her date, and Shirley has a cold. Squiggy does his human fly stunt as the countdown to the new year, 1960, arrives., Cindy Williams, Penny Marshall (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Cruise - Part I' - Airdate: November 15, 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) CINDY WILLIAMS;PENNY MARSHALL
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 15: LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY - 'Slow Child' - Season Three - 11/15/77 When Mrs. Babish's mentally slow daughter, Amy, comes to visit, a moving relationship soon develops between her and Lenny. Almost everyone believes Lenny just wants to take advantage of her., Penny Marshall (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - Gallery - Shoot Date: October 19, 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 20: Laverne & Shirley - Season Three - Studio / Portrait, Penny Marshall & Cindy Williams as Laverne & Shirley, (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 23: LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY - 'Airport '59' - Season Three - 8/23/77 Laverne and Shirley go on their first plane trip and end up flying it when their pilot faints at the controls. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 03: LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY - 'Take My Plants, Please' - Season Three - 8/3/77 The girls get laid off, so they go to work for themselves selling flowers and plants door-to-door., Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Penny Marshall (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Honeymoon Hotel' - Airdate: February 22, 1977. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) CINDY WILLIAMS;PENNY MARSHALL
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 28: ABC SPECIAL - 'Battle of the Network Stars' - 2/28/77, Penny Marshall, Jaclyn Smith on the ABC Television Network competition 'Battle of the Network Stars'., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Penny Marshall and Bruce Jenner during 'Battle of the Network Stars' Taping - February 5, 1977 at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON -- Pictured: (l-t) Actress Penny Marshall during an interview with host Johnny Carson on January 12, 1977 -- (Photo by: Frank Carroll/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Laverne and Shirley Move In' - Airdate: November 28, 1978. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL;EDDIE MEKKA
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 28: LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Laverne & Shirley Move In' - season 4 - 11/28/78, Shirley (Cindy Williams) recalls the time Laverne (Penny Marshall) moved in., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 14: MORK & MINDY - Pilot, part I & II - 9/14/78, Part I and II of this pilot episode originally aired as an hour-long show. In a flashback sequence, Mork (Robin Williams, right) recalled a previous visit to Earth when Fonzie (Henry Winkler, of 'Happy Days') arranged a date for Mork and Laverne De Fazio (Penny Marshall, of 'Laverne & Shirley')., (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 9: Actresses Cindy Williams and Penny Marshall of the TV Show 'Laverne And Shirley' attend the Emmys in September 9, 1979 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Eisenberg/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Martin Mull, Guest, Penny Marshall, and Merv Griffin's Son (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - Gallery - Shoot Date: January 16, 1978. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'We're in the Army Now - Part I' - Airdate: November 15, 1979. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL;CINDY WILLIAMS
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'The Wedding' - Airdate: November 1, 1979. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'One Heckuva Note' - Airdate: September 20, 1979. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Candy is Dandy' - Airdate: December 16, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL;CINDY WILLIAMS
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Grand Opening' - Airdate: December 9, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - Cast Gallery - Shoot Date: November 22, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - Cast Gallery - Shoot Date: November 22, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL;CINDY WILLIAMS
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Not Quite New York' - Airdate: November 18, 1980. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
Art Garfunkel and Penny Marshall during Art Garfunkel and Penny Marshall Sighting at The Dorchester Hotel - June 14, 1980 at The Dorchester Hotel in London, Great Britain. (Photo by Tom Wargacki/WireImage)
CENTURY CITY, CA - MARCH 10: Actress Penny Marshall, director Garry Marshall and actress Cindy Williams attend the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's 20th Annual International Broadcasting Awards on March 10, 1980 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actress Penny Marshall and musician Stephen Bishop attend 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 30, 1982 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Penny Marshall and Paul Simon during The Rainbow Room during 'A Romantic Evening at the Rainbow Room-Nine Sinatra Songs' - November 29, 1982 at The Rainbow Room in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Art Garfunkel and Penny Marshall during Simon and Garfunkel Performance - November 21, 1982 at Sherry Netherlands Hotel in New York, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Window On Main Street' - Airdate: October 12, 1982. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'Ski Show' - Airdate: February 23, 1982. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
NEW YORK CITY - FEBRUARY 13: Penny Marshall sighted on February 13, 1982 at the Helmsley Palace Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'An Affair to Forget' - Airdate: February 9, 1982. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 30: Actress Penny Marshall and musician Stephen Bishop attend the 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 30, 1982 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Penny Marshall and Carol Kane during Limelight Party Hosted by Susan Sarandon - November 13, 1983 at Limelight in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 01: Art Garfunkel and Penny Marshall (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 01: Penny Marshall, , Carol Kane (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Penny Marshall and Art Garfunkel (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LAVERNE & SHIRLEY - 'The Fashion Show' - Airdate: February 1, 1983. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) PENNY MARSHALL
Penny Marshall and Art Garfunkel during Play Party for 'Agnes of God' - January 3, 1983 at Sardi's Restaurant in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Penny Marshall and Debra Winger during Penny Marshall and Debra Winger Sighting - May 1, 1984, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Penny Marshall and Guest during 56th Annual Academy Awards at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
guest and Penny Marshall during Laffett Art Exhibition - November 12, 1985 at Laffett Galleries in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Penny Marshall during Screening of 'The Sure Thing' at Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Penny Marshall during 'Ishtar' Premiere - Los Angeles at Plitt Theater in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Penny Marshall during Party At The 20/20 Club in Los Angeles - November 16, 1988 at 20/20 Club in Los Angeles, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
NEW YORK CITY - NOVEMBER 2: Penny Marshall and Jon Lovitz attend 'Full Moon In Blue Water' Premiere on November 2, 1988 at the Regency Theater in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 01: Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Milos Forman and Penny Marshall during 'Awakenings' New York City Screening and Party at Pierre Hotel in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Penny Marshall and Milos Forman during Kodak Century Award To Milos Forman at Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 17: Penny Marshall (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Penny Marshall and guest during 'Mr. Saturday Night' - Hollywood Premiere at Mann's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson attend the A League of Their Own film premiere directed by Penny Marshall. (Photo by Rick Maiman/Sygma via Getty Images)
Penny Marshall during 5th Annual Fire and Ice Ball to Benefit Revlon UCLA Women Cancer Center at 20th Century Fox Studios in Century City, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 470 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actress Penny Marshall during an interview with host Jay Leno on May 31, 1994 -- (Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Mark Wahlberg and Penny Marshall (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Honoree Penny Marshall arrives at ACLU Torch of Liberty Dinner at the Century Plaza Hotel on September 11, 1995 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Davis/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES- September 11: ACLU of Southern California Torch of Liberty Dinner 1995. Penny Marshall (L) and Carrie Fisher (R) lean onto one another, both smiling, Carrie's eyes closed, at ACLU Torch of Liberty Dinner honoring Penny Marshall at the Century Plaza Hotel on September 11, 1995 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Lindsay Brice/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MAY 16: Penny Marshall attending launch party for the movie 'Die Hard: With a Vengeance' at Planet Hollywood. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Penny Marshall during 'The Preacher's Wife' New York City Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Premiere of The Preacher's Wife at Roseland. Whitney Houston and Penny Marshall. (Photo By: Richard Corkery/NY Daily News via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 1043 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actress Penny Marshall with host Jay Leno during an interview on December 2, 1996 -- (Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Meryl Streep & Penny Marshall during Premiere Magazine 3rd Annual Women in Hollywood Awards Lunch at Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
(L-R) Actress/director Penny Marshall and television personality Rosie O'Donnell. (Photo by Dave Allocca/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Actress/director Penny Marshall. (Photo by Marion Curtis/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 01: Penny Marshall (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Drew Barrymore and Penny Marshall arrive at Madison Square Garden for Barbra Streisand's farewell concert. (Photo by Steve Azzara/Corbis via Getty Images)
Motion picture actress and director Penny Marshall, smiles in her Yankees' shirt while attending the Jayson Williams' Charity Softball game. (Photo by Mitchell Gerber/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
Penny Marshall during at the 5th Annual Food Allergy Ball at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. 12/3/02 Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images
Penny Marshall during The 15th Carousel Of Hope Ball - Arrivals at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams during ET/GLAMOUR Emmy Party Celebrating a Night of GLAMOUR on Sunset at Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Amy Graves/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 26: Actress/Producer Penny Marshall and actress Lori Petty serve food at A Place Called Home, which provides at-risk youth with 'a secure, positive family environment' annual Thanksgiving dinner, funded by The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation. More than 500 people were served a holiday meal on November 26, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Penny Marshall during Rosie O'Donnell's Production of Taboo Opens on Broadway - After Party at The Roxy in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 20: (US TABS, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Actress/director/producer Penny Marshall with three Laker girls pose during a special night of partying to benefit the Lakers Youth Foundation hosted by Shaquille O'Neal at the New Hollywood Avalon October 20, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
Penny Marshall during Naomi Campbell Hosts Fete for Iman at Cipriani at 23rd St in New York, New York, United States. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
Penny Marshall during Gigi Grazer's 'Starter Wife' Book Party at Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, United States. (Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage for Harrison & Shriftman)
Actress Penny Marshall attends the 6th annual Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation Gala at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers on November 7, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Producer/director Penny Marshall attends 'Rock The Vote' Hosted by Christina Aguilera held at the Esquire House Hollywood Hills on September 25, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT -- Episode 202 -- Pictured: (l-r) Penny Marshall, Rosie O'Donnell, Contestant, Chris Colfer -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 704 -- Pictured: (l-r) Penny Marshall during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on September 21, 2012 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Kathie Lee Gifford, Penny Marshall and Hoda Kotb appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
©2010 GAMEPIKS Actress and director Penny Marshall sits courtside as she attends the Los Angeles Lakers/Portland Trailblazers NBA game at Staples Center in Los Angeles on November 7, 2010. The Lakers defeated the Trailblazers 121-96. XYZ (Photo by Philip Ramey/Corbis via Getty Images)
PARSIPPANY, NJ - OCTOBER 26: Penny Marshall attends the 2012 Chiller Theatre Expo at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel on October 26, 2012 in Parsippany, New Jersey. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 07: Penny Marshall attends the Friars Foundation Gala honoring Robert De Niro and Carlos Slim at The Waldorf=Astoria on October 7, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
DANA POINT, CA - OCTOBER 14: Director Penny Marshal attends 'A League Of Their Own' Reunion Softball Game hosted by espnW presented by The Bentonville Film Festival on October 14, 2015 in Dana Point, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Director Penny Marshall attends the opening night of the Hollywood Film Festival at ArcLight Hollywood on September 24, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Getty Images for Hollywood Film Festival)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Actress Penny Marshall Actress celebrates ground-breaking achievements in cancer research at Revlon's Annual Philanthropic Luncheon at the Chateau Marmont on September 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for Revlon)
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"Coach" star Jerry Van Dyke died Jan. 5, while "MASH" actor David Ogden Stiers died March 3. "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" host Robin Leach died Aug. 24, and sportscaster Keith Jackson died Jan. 12.

Actresses we lost include "Band Wagon" star and "Hollywood Squares" panelist Nanette Fabray and "The Facts of Life" housemother Charlotte Rae, who died Aug. 5.

Among the many notable TV series actors who died were "F-Troop" and "Mayberry R.F.D." star Ken Berry; "Frasier's" John Mahoney; Hugh Dane, who played Hank the Security Guard on "The Office"; "I Dream of Jeannie" star Bill Daily; "The Walking Dead" actor Scott Wilson; and Reg E. Cathey of "The Wire."

"Glee" star Mark Salling died Jan. 30 at 35 years old. He had been facing a prison term for possessing child pornography.

TV creatives who died this year include "SpongeBob" creator Stephen Hillenburg, who died Nov. 26 of ALS at 57 years old. Craig Zadan, who produced live TV musicals such as "The Sound of Music Live" in addition to the Oscars and movies like "Chicago," died Aug. 20. Producer Steven Bochco, the creator of "NYPD Blue," died April 1.

Music

The music world was rocked by the deaths of DJ Avicii, who was 28, on April 20 and rapper Mac Miller, at 26 on Sept. 7. Rapper XXXTentacion died as a result of a shooting on June 18; he was 20.

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died Aug. 16 of pancreatic cancer. Franklin won 18 Grammy Awards, was inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and was a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement honoree.

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American singer Aretha Franklin looks over her shoulder, her hair pulled up into a beehive style, 1961. Franklin was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (Photo by Metronome/Getty Images)
CIRCA 1962: Soul singer Aretha Franklin poses for a portrait in circa 1962. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
CIRCA 1964: Soul singer Aretha Franklin poses for a portrait in circa 1964. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Aretha FRANKLIN; Posed portrait of Aretha Franklin (Photo by RB/Redferns)
circa 1960: Studio portrait of American singer Aretha Franklin, wearing a beaded top. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
CIRCA 1964: Soul singer Aretha Franklin works in the studio with an engineer in circa 1964. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
THE ANDY WILLIAMS SHOW -- Aired 5/4/69 -- Pictured: Aretha Franklin (Photo by Fred A. Sabine/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE ANDY WILLIAMS SHOW -- Aired 5/4/69 -- Pictured: Aretha Franklin (Photo by Fred A. Sabine/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
CIRCA 1965: Soul singer Aretha Franklin poses for a portrait in circa 1965. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Aretha Franklin performs at Martin Luther King Jr Benefit Concert on June 28, 1968 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
American soul singer Aretha Franklin, a star on the Atlantic record label. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JUNE 28: Soul singer Aretha Franklin performs onstage at the Soul Together concert on June 28, 1968 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JANUARY 09: Soul singer Aretha Franklin sings in the Atlantic Records studio during 'The Weight' recording session on January 9, 1969 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL - JANUARY 9: Singer Aretha Franklin smokes as cigarette as she works in the studio by a microphone at Muscle Shoals Studios on January 9, 1969 in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 01: TOP OF THE POPS Photo of Aretha FRANKLIN (Photo by Ron Howard/Redferns)
384820 04: Singer Aretha Franklin with show host and producer Don Cornelius. Franklin was one of many entertainers who performed on 'Soul Train' in the 1970''s, part of the Soul Train 30th Anniversary 'Divas and Kings 2000 & Beyond.' (Photo by 2001 Tribune Entertainment)
Aretha Franklin (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
NEW YORK - JULY 01 : Singer Aretha Franklin performs on stage as part of the Newport Jazz Festival held in New York City in July 1973. (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns)
Portrait of American singer and musician Aretha Franklin, 1973. (Photo by Anthony Barboza/Getty Images)
MUHAMMAD ALI VARIETY SPECIAL - Airdate: May 16, 1975. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) ARETHA FRANKLIN
1976 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS - Airdate: January 31, 1976. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) L-R: OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN;GLEN CAMPBELL;ARETHA FRANKLIN
Publicity photo of soul music singer Aretha Franklin, June 4, 1977. (Photo by Afro American Newspapers/Gado/Getty Images)
CIRCA 1978: Soul singer Aretha Franklin attends an event in circa 1978. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - 1980: Singer Aretha Franklin poses for a portrait in 1980 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
Portrait of American musician Aretha Franklin as she poses backstage during ChicagoFest, Chicago, Illinois, August 3, 1981. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)
1983 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS - Show Coverage - Airdate: January 17, 1983. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) ARETHA FRANKLIN
American musician Aretha Franklin performs on stage at the Hyatt Hotel during the 1985 NBA All-Star Game celebration, Chicago, Illinois, April 18, 1985. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK- JULY 5: Aretha Franklin at a party in New York City on July 5, 1989. (Photo by Waring Abbott/Getty Images)
Singer Aretha Franklin at Grammy Awards. (Photo by Time Life Pictures/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Aretha Franklin Attending a party at the Hilton Hotel, New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
American musician Aretha Franklin performs on stage at the Park West Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois, March 23, 1992. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)
Aretha Franklin during Grand Opening of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, 1995 at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, OH, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
Aretha Franklin (Photo by Kevin Mazur Archive 1/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, : US President Bill Clinton (R) along with First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton presents singer Aretha Franklin (C) with the 1999 National Medal of Arts and Humanities Award 29 September, 1999, at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Stephen JAFFE (Photo credit should read STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 01: RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL Photo of Aretha FRANKLIN, Aretha Franklin performing at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on September 20, 2003 (Photo by Ebet Roberts/Redferns)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - DECEMBER 17: Aretha Franklin attends Joe Blount 50th Birthday Celebration at Cipriani 42nd street on December 17, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Christian Grattan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Airdate 12/11/2009 -- Pictured: Aretha Franklin appears on NBC News' 'Today' show (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 06: Former Kennedy Center honoree Aretha Franklin arrives at the 32nd Kennedy Center Honors at Kennedy Center Hall of States on December 6, 2009 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Aretha Franklin poses backstage at the hit play 'The Mountaintop' on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on December 6, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL -12/24/12 - The legendary Aretha Franklin stops by the newly-rechristened syndicated talk show, LIVE with Kelly and Michael,' distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. (Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua/Disney-ABC via Getty Images) ARETHA FRANKLIN
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 06: Aretha Franklin performs in concert at the Etess Arena on October 6, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)
Aretha Franklin attends the 'Selma' premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City. ?? LAN (Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Singer Aretha Franklin attends the 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street on December 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Singer Aretha Franklin attends the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/FilmMagic)
Detroit native Aretha Franklin sing the National Anthem prior the game between the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings in Detroit, Michigan USA, on Thursday, November 24, 2016. (Photo by Jorge Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: Aretha Franklin performs onstage at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Commemorates Its 25th Year And Honors Founder Sir Elton John During New York Fall Gala at Cathedral of St. John the Divine on November 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: Aretha Franklin performs onstage at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Commemorates Its 25th Year And Honors Founder Sir Elton John During New York Fall Gala at Cathedral of St. John the Divine on November 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: Aretha Franklin performs onstage at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Commemorates Its 25th Year And Honors Founder Sir Elton John During New York Fall Gala at Cathedral of St. John the Divine on November 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/WireImage)
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The Temptations vocalist Dennis Edwards died Feb. 1, and Yvonne Staples of the Staple Singers died April 10.

"Arrival" and "Sicario" composer Johann Johannsson died Feb. 9 at 48 years old.

In the rock world, "Jefferson Airplane" co-founder Marty Balin died Sept. 27 and Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan died Jan. 15, while Buzzcocks frontman Pete Shelley died Dec. 6.

Legendary crooner Vic Damone died Feb. 11, and jazz singer Nancy Wilson died Dec. 13.

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